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Machine Shop Apprentice

Department:  Plant

Location:  Carrollton, GA

Type:  Full-Time

Range:  $15.00 / hour starting rate


Precision Roll Grinders, Inc. is the industry leader for world-class, high-accuracy grinding of rolls, cylindrical components and shafts of virtually all weights, sizes and compositions. At PRG, grinding, repairs, new coatings and new rolls are our primary business. PRG has facilities located in Allentown, PA, Carrollton, GA, Lewisport, KY and Texarkana, AR. Our highly skilled workforce, as well as state-of-the-art equipment, is the pride of our company. Our customers have come to rely upon our high quality work and stellar customer service.

PRG offers a very competitive compensation and exceptional benefits package, including medical, prescription drug, dental, life insurance, short and long-term disability, 401k with company contribution, flexible spending accounts, 100% educational reimbursement, employee assistance program, holidays, and vacation.  Climate controlled facilities with excellent working conditions all year round.

This position reports to the shift supervisor and offers the right candidate the potential for career advancement.



We have several exciting opportunities for Grinder or Mechanic Helper / Trainee in our Carrollton, GA facility.  Helper / trainees assist Grinder Operator (Machinist) and Mechanics in preparation for possible promotion to Grinder Operator or Mechanic or Machinist positions.  PRG offers our trainees a structured training program with regularly scheduled performance evaluations that reward success with increased compensation.


  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Vocational Experience or Two-year Precision Machining Degree from a technical school preferred.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Able to speak, read, write and understand English.
  • Good basic math skills.
  • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand English.
  • Must be able to lift up to 60 pounds and able to stand for up to 12 hours.
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Overtime and weekend work required.
  • Must be able to work all shifts.

Precision Roll Grinders is an equal opportunity employer.

Post Date: 11/01/2018

Please apply by email to gahr@precisionrollgrinders.com and include resume or apply here. 

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